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Sun Mask

In some Pacific West Coast Aboriginal histories, heavenly beings were used as masks in dances by certain families who identified with solar encounters. Sun Mask is a collaborated hand carving from western red cedar by Cecil Dawson, the Kwakwaka'wkaw Master, and Russell Tate, the Nuu-Chah-Nulth apprentice.

Product code: 91-42e
Medium: Red Cedar / Acrylic Paint
Length: 20"
Width: 6 1/2"
Height: 20"
Weight: 3.42kg

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Dawson, Cecil

Dawson, Cecil

Born into a family of artists, Cecil Dawson began his artistic career at a very young age. His grandfather Jimmy Dick, a totem and mask carver, taught Cecil the intricacies of carving. Cecil also spent time under the tutelage of his cousin, mask c...

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